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There are signs that the ongoing protests against last week's presidential election results may be starting to divide Iran's conservative leadership.

Iran's influential parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani on Thursday blamed the Interior Ministry for a bloody crackdown on civilians, including students at Tehran University, after Monday's protests. At least eight people died in the violence.

Reformist candidate Mir Hossein Moussavi and his supporters have taken to the streets this week urging the government to dismiss the results that gave President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a second term in office. They are calling for a new election. Read full article »

CNN's Azadeh Ansari in Atlanta, Georgia, contributed to this report.

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